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Scouring Train Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,223 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$412

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scouring Train Operator is $31,223 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Scouring Train Operator is between $31,199 and $36,624. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates scouring train (series of tanks or bowls) to wash, rinse, and dry raw wool preparatory to dyeing or carding: turns valves to start continuous flow of water, detergent, and acid into bowls.
  • Reads thermometer and turns steam valves to heat wash and rinse solutions to specified operating temperature.
  • Starts machine that feeds raw wool from hopper into washbowl and activates rakes that move wool through bowls to squeeze rolls and rinse bowl.
  • Patrols scouring train to detect choke-up at squeeze rolls and removes jammed fibers by hand.
  • Observes sudsing in washbowls and turns valve to increase or decrease concentration of detergent.
  • Tests acidity of solution in finishing bowl by titration.
  • Turns valve to control flow of acid to maintain specified concentration.
  • Starts fans that circulate hot air in drier.
  • Feels wool delivered from drier and adjusts thermostatic control if wool is not dry.
  • Drains and cleans machine.
  • May feed raw wool into scouring machine hopper.
  • May direct activities of team workers and be designated scouring-train operator, chief (carpet & rug; textile).
Scouring Train Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 9,800

Estimated population of Scouring Train Operator jobs: 557

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,196
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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